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_____________ bacteria get the energy from oxidation of inorganic nitrogen compounds.

(a) Organic pollutant

(b) Fish biomass

(c) Nitrifying bacteria

(d) Pathogenic bacteria

The question was posed to me during an internship interview.

My question is based upon Wastewater Treatment Systems topic in portion Bacterial Metabolism in Wastewater Treatment Systems of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right option is (c) Nitrifying bacteria

The best explanation: Nitrifying bacteria oxidizes inorganic nitrogen compounds resulting in the formation of nitrate, Pathogenic bacteria are harmful to living organisms and humans, Organic pollutant is a persistent pollutant in the environment, fish biomass includes living biological organisms, Oxygen is required for oxidation process and water is not decreased.

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